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Ms. W. from Stedman NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Math and Literature--What a Pair!

The cost of 28 books by Stuart J. Murphy from Barnes and Noble is $215, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $215 goal

This project expired on December 7, 2005.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach first grade at a small primary school. My students often struggle in math and reading so I am always looking for new strategies or materials to provide learning experiences that strengthen those weak, but very important, areas. My students love to listen to, interact with, and respond to children's books. I want to add copies of Stuart J. Murphy's Math Start books to my classroom library so that I can capitalize on this enjoyment to engage my students during math lessons. These high-interest books would allow me to integrate math and language arts while adhering to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. Each story includes activities to deepen and extend student learning while allowing the children to see the real-life applications of the math concepts we are studying. Please help me help first-graders develop a love of math and reading for years to come.

Ms. W.
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pepper's Journal: A Kitten's First Year Stuart J. Murphy,Marsha Winborn (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $11.70 1 $11.70
Monster Musical Chairs Stuart J. Murphy,Scott Nash (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes Stuart J. Murphy,Remy Simard (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Penny Pot Stuart J. Murphy,Lynne W. Cravath (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Tally O'Malley Stuart J. Murphy,Cynthia Jabar (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Best Bug Parade Stuart J. Murphy,Holly Keller (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Spunky Monkeys on Parade Stuart J. Murphy,Lynne W. Cravath (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Ready, Set, Hop! Stuart J. Murphy,Jon Buller (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Double the Ducks, Vol. 1 Stuart J. Murphy,Valeria Petrone (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Missing Mittens Stuart J. Murphy,G. Brian Karas (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
3 Little Firefighters (Mathstart Series) Stuart J. Murphy,Bernice Lum (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Beep Beep, Vroom Vroom! Stuart J. Murphy,Chris L. Demarest (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
A House for Birdie Stuart J. Murphy,Edward Miller (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Game Time! Stuart J. Murphy,Cynthia Jabar (Illustrator),Cynthia Jabar (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Lemonade for Sale (Level 3: Bar Graphs) Stuart J. Murphy,Tricia Tusa (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Every Buddy Counts Stuart J. Murphy,Fiona Dunbar (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Probably Pistachio Stuart J. Murphy,Marsha Winborn (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Best Vacation Ever Stuart J. Murphy,Nadine Bernard Westcott (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Henry the Fourth Stuart J. Murphy,Scott Nash (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Circus Shapes Stuart J. Murphy,Edward Miller (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Earth Day--Hooray! Stuart J. Murphy,Renee Andriani (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
100 Days of Cool Stuart J. Murphy,John Bendall-Brunello (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Dave's Down-to-Earth Rock Shop Stuart J. Murphy,Cat Bowman Smith (Illustrator),Cat Bowman Smith (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Elevator Magic Stuart J. Murphy,G. Brian Karas (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Super Sand Castle Saturday Stuart J. Murphy,Julia Gorton (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Give Me Half! Stuart J. Murphy,G. Brian Karas (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Betcha!: Estimating Stuart J. Murphy,S. D. Schindler (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $4.49 1 $4.49
Let's Fly a Kite Stuart J. Murphy,Brian Floca (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.99 1 $3.99

Materials cost

$132.43

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$176.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.70

Total project goal

$215.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$215.00

3 Donors

-$206.80

Donations toward project cost

-$177.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.80

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$9.05

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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